1. PROMOTION PERIOD:
The AVAD "I Can See That in 3D?! Video Contest Powered By Samsung ("Contest" and "Sweepstakes") (collectively, the "Promotion") begin at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on November 21, 2011 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on January 6, 2012 (the "Contest Period") and consists of three (3) phases as set forth in the chart below:
Submissions and Voting: 12:01 a.m. ET on November 21, 2011 ("Start Date") through 11:59:59 p.m. ET on January 6, 2012 ("End Date").
Judging: 12:01 a.m. ET on January 6, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on January 8, 2012
Grand Prize Voting Period: 3:00 p.m. ET January 9, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on January 13, 2012 ("Grand Prize Voting Period").
Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest and Sweepstakes.
The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees of AVAD LLC. ("Sponsor"), Samsung Electronics America, INC. ("Brand Owner"), Votigo, Inc. ("Administrator"), their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) and household members of each, are not eligible to participate or win. Void where prohibited or restricted by law and subject to all federal, state and local laws.
3. HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST:
During the Contest Period, you can enter the Contest at www.awesomein3D.com ("Site"). You may then register and submit an original video file created by you (the "Entry" or "Entry Materials" or "Video"), which showcases you, or someone who has given you total and all exclusive authority to submit their image on a video, capturing a special or funny moment in your (or his/her) life and in 100 words or less ("written proposal") describe why that moment would look fantastic in 3D. Note that the person, persons or pets in the video as well as any background imagery may not show any other branded names or logos (other than Samsung) on electronic or printed signage or product packaging. Limit of one Entry per person, per email address for the entire Entry Period. The person uploading the Entry must be the creator of the Video and will be deemed the entrant (the "Entrant") and have authority to submit the video whether the person depicted in the video is Entrant or a person/child or pet under the guardianship of the Entrant. By entering, you understand and agree that your Entry in its entirety or a portion thereof may (in Sponsor's sole discretion) be posted on the Site, television and/or other Sponsor-selected media, press releases etc. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by Entrants' online service provider apply and are the responsibility of the Entrant. Additionally, any and all costs associated with the production and submission of the video will be the sole responsibility of the Entrant.
4. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
In order to be entered into the Contest, Entrants must comply with registration instructions when submitting their Entry. The Video must be in one of the following formats: AVI, MOV, WMV, MP4, MPEG, FLV, 3GP, and 3G2 and be under 100MB and less than 60 seconds. The Entry may NOT contain obscene, lewd or inappropriate images or text including no nudity, acts of violence or acts that appear to cause harm or are illegal/dangerous, as determined in Sponsor's sole discretion.
A written proposal accompanying the video must not exceed more than 100 words/approximately 450 characters with spaces and may not contain obscene, lewd or inappropriate language, as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The submission should address how the Entrant’s life moment would be great to view in 3D with the Samsung 2D to 3D technology. By submitting a video and written proposal (with or without a photo) the Entrant grants AVAD LLC., its affiliates and sub-licensees, a non-exclusive worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, display publically, distribute, modify and alter any materials, including without limitation video/text/photo material, submitted in connection with the Entry or the Contest, with the right to sublicense and assign the foregoing rights. Each Entrant hereby represents that they own all rights to materials, including without limitation video/text/photo material, submitted in connection with their Entry or the Contest.
Any Entry Material or portion thereof that is, in the Sponsor's sole discretion, obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory, contains any third party materials (other than Samsung logos/product), or otherwise violates or infringes (or may infringe) any copyright (including music that is not provided), trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity, or is otherwise objectionable, will not be considered and may disqualify the Entrant. Therefore, props/items used or any electronics used in the Video should not contain any visible logos (other than Samsung’s logos), drawings, cartoons, phrases, trademarks or other third-party materials. Entrants may not copy or otherwise plagiarize the Entry Material from any source. Sponsor has the sole discretion to determine whether a Video qualifies as an Entry.
By entering, you represent and warrant that your Entry is: (a) wholly original; (b) does not incorporate or include anything that would require the consent of any third party; and (c) does not violate any copyright, trademark, publicity right, privacy right, or any other right of any third party.
By submitting an Entry, Entrant hereby grants the Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, assigns, licensees, designees and legal representatives the irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide digital and other rights to use, reproduce, edit, market, store, distribute, have distributed, publicly and privately display, communicate, publicly and privately perform, transmit, have transmitted, create derivative works based upon, and promote the Entries or excerpts of Entries (as such may be edited and modified by the Sponsor in its discretion) for editorial, commercial, promotional and all other purposes (including posting on the Site, Sponsor-affiliated websites, television and/or other Sponsor-selected media). In addition, Entrant hereby assigns to the Sponsor all rights, titles, and interests that he/she may be deemed to have in any reproduction, product, or derivative work using or incorporating the Entry. Entrant further agrees to waive any moral rights in the Entry. Automated, script, macro or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. If, in Sponsor's sole discretion, the Entry appears to have resulted in any injury or bodily harm, it will be rejected. Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor's image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, nor can it defame or invade publicity rights or privacy rights of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person's personal or proprietary rights. In such an event, Entrant will be disqualified from the Contest. Submitted Entries (or portions thereof) may be posted on the Site after they have been screened. Any Entry deemed inappropriate or unsuitable or in bad taste, in Sponsor's sole discretion will be disqualified and may be removed from the Site at any time. Any Entry not in compliance with the above and which does not meet the requirements of these Official Rules and those of the Site will be disqualified. Videos must be in keeping with Samsung Brand's image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such an event, the Video will not be posted online and will be disqualified from the Contest. All Entries submitted become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. No information regarding Entries or voting/judging, other than as otherwise set forth in the Official Rules will be disclosed.
Any content, information, text or other communication that you post, upload or submit to the Site [collectively, "Communication(s)"] will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and Sponsor shall be under no obligation to maintain the confidentiality of any information, in whatever form, contained in any Communication. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information contained in Communications expressed or made available on the Site are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of Sponsor. Sponsor neither endorses nor guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any such Communication.
5. TO VOTE/ENTER SWEEPSTAKES/SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE WINNER SELECTION:
During Phase 1 and Phase 3, visitors to the Site will have the opportunity to register and vote for their favorite Entry(ies). Once a vote has been submitted and received by Sponsor, the person submitting the vote will earn one Sweepstakes entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit one Sweepstakes entry per person, per email address, per day but visitors may vote on multiple Entries per day. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by voter’s online service will apply and are voters’ sole responsibility.
There will be a random drawing on/about January 16, 2012, to select Sweepstakes Winners from among all eligible Sweepstakes entries received. Random drawing will be conducted by an AVAD Administrator, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning a Sweepstakes Prize depend on the total number of Sweepstakes entries received.
6. JUDGING TO DETERMINE FINALISTS:
All Entries will be judged to determine 5 Finalists, during the Judging Period by a Sponsor-selected panel of judges based on the following criteria: 50% - originality/creativity; 25% - entertainment value and 25% number of "Love It" votes obtained during the Contest Period. In the event of a tie, tied Entrants will be re-judged by the Judges, based 100% on originality/creativity. The judging criteria are to be applied in the sole discretion of Sponsor and the individual judges.
7. VOTING TO DETERMINE THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER:
Sponsor will determine 5 Finalist Videos as per section 6 above. Their videos will then be reposted and announced on the Site for public voting on 3:00 p.m. ET January 9, 2012. The public voting to determine the Grand Prize winner will take place during the Grand Prize Voting Period, by registering and following the voting instructions. Any votes submitted after 11:59:59 p.m. ET on January 13, 2012 will not be counted. Individuals may vote only one time per Video, per day during the Grand Prize Voting Period. The use of robotic or automatic devices for voting is prohibited and Sponsor reserves the right to nullify all such votes and to disqualify from voting the responsible individual. Sponsor’s decisions are final with respect to all matters relating to the Contest. By participating, Entrants agree to the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. In the event of a tie during the Grand Prize Voting Period, Sponsor will make the final determination as to the winners.
During all voting phases, please note: Entrants are prohibited from obtaining votes, and voters are prohibited from soliciting votes on behalf of Entrants, by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, including, without limitation, offering prizes, payments or other inducements to members of the public (including, without limitation, offering to trade votes), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and all associated votes may be void and such Entrants disqualified.
All winner determination should be complete on or around January 16, 2012. All results of the winner selections/determinations are final and binding, subject to these Official Rules. In the event a winning Entry is discovered to be invalid for any reason whatsoever or the person who submitted the winning Entry fails to comply with these Official Rules prior to delivery of the prize, the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.
7. PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES ("ARV"):
"I CAN SEE THAT IN 3D?!" VIDEO CONTEST GRAND PRIZE (1): One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a Samsung 55" LED 3D panel, a Samsung 3D Blu Ray Player and Samsung 3D glasses. ARV: $3,799.97. FINALIST PRIZE (5): Five (5) Finalist Prize winners will receive a Samsung 4 16G 10.1" Galaxy Tab. ARV: $599.99 each. Sweepstakes Prizes: Sweepstakes First Prize (15): A Samsung HTD5300 5.1 Channel Blu-ray 3D Home Theater System. ARV: $349.99 each. Sweepstakes Second Prize (25): A Samsung EC-ST65 Digital Camera. ARV: $129.99 each.
8. GENERAL RULES:
The Grand Prize winner/Finalists will be notified initially by email and/or phone and their Videos will be reposted on the Site for consumers to view. If a Finalist Prize winner is not reachable at the telephone number, and/or e-mail address provided and a forwarding e-mail address is not made available or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable, then the prize will be forfeited and an alternate Finalist may be determined. Potential Prize winners will then be required to print out, sign and return via prepaid overnight return mail/email the affidavit of eligibility and Reseller Prize Acceptance Form and assignment of rights within three (3) days of the first notification attempt or the prize will be forfeited and alternate winner may be determined by the Video receiving the next highest vote. Sweepstakes Prize winners will automatically receive their prizes at the address submitted during registration within 4-6 weeks after the conclusion of the Promotion. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate determination via next highest scoring Entry or another random drawing, depending on prize. By participating in the Promotion, all participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor/judges. The Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries/Sweepstakes entries in the Promotion or for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, accessing or downloading information in connection with the Promotion. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If, for any reason, the Promotion (or online voting) is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, then the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel the Promotion and determine the winners from among all eligible Entries/Sweepstakes entries (or online votes) received prior to cancellation (and in the event the online voting is cancelled, Sponsor will judge all Entries based on originality/creativity, innovativeness and overall entertainment value as determined by the Sponsor Judges..If the online voting is cancelled prior to receiving any votes, then the Sweepstakes prizes will not be awarded.
You (as a Contest Entrant) represent and warrant that: (i) all rights to the Video belong to and are original to you, or you have written consent to use, and the Video does not and shall not infringe on any copyright or any other third party right nor violate any applicable law or regulation, (ii) you have the right to grant any and all necessary rights and licenses provided herein, including without limitation, all necessary copyright and other related rights to the Video, free and clear of all claims and encumbrances without violating the rights of any person or entity, including any right to privacy or publicity, (iii) you hereby hold the Sponsor harmless from and against any third party claim arising from use of the Video and you waive any right to inspect or approve uses of the Video or to be compensated for any such uses.
Participating in the Promotion constitutes permission to the Sponsor and its agencies to use Entrants' (and Sweepstakes entrants’) names, biographical information, pictures/portraits, likenesses and/or voices, Video (as applicable), for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By participating in the Promotion, the Entrant/Sweepstakes entrant agrees that Sponsor, its respective parent, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, agents, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective shareholders, officers, directors, employees and assigns, members, representatives and agents, will have no liability whatsoever for, and will be held harmless by entrant for any liability for any bodily injury, loss or damages of any kind to persons, including death, and property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from Entry creation (as applicable), the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, if applicable or participation in the Promotion or participation in any Promotion or related activity. You hereby represent and warrant that you have read these Official Rules and are fully familiar with its contents.
10. GOVERNING LAW, JURISDICTION AND VENUE:
The Contest is conducted in English (which will be given its everyday ordinary meaning) and any and all disputes will be resolved in the appropriate courts in the State of California in the United States, exclusively, and subject to the laws of California.
11. OFFICIAL RULES/WINNERS LIST REQUESTS:
To obtain a copy of these Official Rules or for notification of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: The AVAD "I Can See That in 3D?! Video Contest Powered By Samsung Winners List, 16333 Raymer Street, Van Nuys, CA 91406. Requests for winners’ lists must be received no later than three months after the end of the Contest Period. VT residents may omit return postage.
The Sponsor of the Promotion is AVAD LLC., 16333 Raymer Street, Van Nuys, CA 91406.